Garden of Life, Living Multi, Optimal Formula, 252 Veggie Caplets (Discontinued Item)
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- Whole Food Nutrition from Living Nutrients
- Rich in Natural Antioxidants²
- Comprehensive Daily Multiple
- Whole Food Vitamin and Mineral Supplement
Empowering Extraordinary Health
Garden of Life's mission is to empower extraordinary health. To fulfill that mission, we formulate natural and effective whole food products that promote good health.
Poten-Zyme Process: Whole Food Nutrition
We believe that whole food nutrition is better for the body. That's why we've created the proprietary Poten-Zyme fermentation process. This advanced fermentation process uses living probiotic organisms and their enzymes to pre-digest nutrients into food forms that your body can easily assimilate. The resulting Living Nutrients are complexes of vitamins and minerals that have been potentiated by the process and are in body-friendly form. Living Nutrients contain the necessary cofactors required for absorption and assimilation, including enzymes, amino acids, antioxidants, probiotics, prebiotics and organic acids.
Living Nutrients: Better for the Body
Living Nutrients are better for your body because they are more like food than isolated vitamins as they are from a whole food source. Living Nutrients are body friendly, containing bioactive components that the body requires. The Poten-Zyme process makes them easy on the stomach and more body-ready than less expensive isolated vitamins and minerals.
Antioxidant-Rich² Multiple with Complete Whole Food Nutrition
Living Multi Optimal Formula is a comprehensive nutrition supplement which provides vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in body-ready whole food form. Living Multi is a natural supermarket of 73 whole food concentrates in a unique blend of antioxidant-rich² fruits and vegetables, plus vitamins and minerals in the form of Living Nutrients. These Living Nutrients are created using our exclusive and proprietary Poten-Zyme fermentation process. Living Nutrients are complexes of vitamins and minerals that have been made more body-ready by probiotic microorganisms and their enzymes. As a result, these nutrients are easily digested and assimilated.
- Contains a potent blend of antioxidant-rich ingredients from naturally grown and organic fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants help your body deal with oxidative stress.
- Provides a range of nutrients to support immune health, which is valuable to overall health and well-being.
- Provides a variety of carotenoids including lutein to support eye health.
² Vitamins A, C, E
Adults take 6-9 caplets per day depending on nutritional needs. May be taken with or without food. Not intended for children.
Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium croscarmellose, oat fiber, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), stearic acid (vegetable source), vegetable coating, probiotic cultures.
Vegetarian. Dairy Free.
Contains no artificial colors or preservatives.
Caution: As with any dietary supplement, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, anticipate surgery, take medication on a regular basis or are otherwise under medical supervision.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.
This product is made with natural ingredients; therefore color may vary from lot to lot.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call doctor or poison control center immediately.
|Serving Size: 9 Caplets|
|Servings Per Container: 28|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Total Fat||0.5 g||<1%¹|
|Total Carbohydrate||4 g||1%¹|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g||8%¹|
|Vitamin A* (beta carotene)||10,000 IU||200%|
|Vitamin C*||90 mg||150%|
|Vitamin D*||200 IU||50%|
|Vitamin E*||45 IU||150%|
|Thiamine* (Vitamin B1)||4.5 mg||300%|
|Riboflavin* (Vitamin B2)||5.1 mg||300%|
|Niacin (as Niacinamide)||30 mg||150%|
|Vitamin B6*||6 mg||300%|
|Vitamin B12*||48 mcg||800%|
|Pantothenic Acid*||30 mg||300%|
|Natural Antioxidant Fruit & Veggie Blend
Acerola Cherry (fruit), Black Currant Extract (fruit), Pomegranate (fruit), Plum (fruit), Grape Seed Extract, Grape Leaf Extract, Grape Skin Extract, Cranberry (fruit), Raspberry (fruit), Blueberry (fruit), Strawberry (fruit), Apple (fruit), Salad Extract (leaf), Onion (bulb), Artichoke Extract (flower)
|Poten-Zyme Sea Veggie Blend
Calcified Red Algae, Ascophyllum nodosum, Chlorella, Spirulina, Ecklonia radiata, Laminaria japonica, Macrocystis pyrifera, Ecklonia kurone, Alaria esculenta
|Poten-Zyme Veggie Juice Blend
Barley Grass**, Parsley**, Spinach**, Oat Grass**, Tomato**, Amaranth Sprout**, Quinoa Sprout**, Millet Sprout**, Buckwheat Sprout**, Garbanzo Bean Sprout**, Lentil Sprout**, Adzuki Sprout**, Flax Seed Sprout**, Sunflower Seed Sprout**, Pumpkin Seed Sprout**, Chia Seed Sprout**, Sesame Seed Sprout**, Beet**, Carrot**, Broccoli**, Kale**, Red Cabbage**, Brussels Sprout**, Green Bell Pepper**, Cucumber**, Celery**, Garlic**, Ginger Root**, Green Onion**, Cauliflower**, Asparagus**
|Poten-Zyme Tonic Mushroom Blend
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) Mycelia**, Maitake (Grifola frondosa) Mycelia**, Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) Mycelia**, Coriolus versicolor Mycelia**, Cordyceps sinensis Mycelia**, Hericium erinaceus Mycelia**, Polyporus umbellatus Mycelia**, Poria cocos Mycelia**, Aricularia auricula Mycelia**, Tremella fuciformis Mycelia**
|Antioxidant Beverage & Spice Blend
Green Tea Extract, Ginger Extract, Turmeric Extract, Marigold Extract, Rosemary Extract, White Tea Extract, Coffee Extract, Thyme Extract
|¹ Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
+ Daily Values not established.
*Living Nutrients are complexes of vitamins and minerals that have been made more body-ready by probiotic microorganisms and their enzymes.
iHerb Customer Reviews
My digestive system is unable to tolerate any other multi-vitamin supplements, but because this product is in such a natural, body-ready form, I have no problems digesting it at all... which for me is a miracle. I suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, and have noticed a DRAMATIC difference in my energy levels and my general health when I take this supplement. At one point I stopped taking it for a while, and as a result my health went downhill quickly. Later on I started taking it again, the difference was like night and day. So, although my budget is tight, I will sacrifice just about anything in order to be able to afford this... it has made such a huge difference to my health and given me some of my life back!!!
You know something is going right when you look forward to taking your multi vitamin. My body knows this is good for me... I crave it.
Good but not gluten free.
Posted by 4618064828832792336 on Dec 24, 2013
A good supplement but wish it was gluten free.
Good. my replacement for megafood lifestyles
Posted by Reviewer2141997 on Feb 02, 2013
Since Megafood discontinued their best supplement this is a good replacement. Food formed companies need to understand that herbs like Saw Palmetto don't belong in a multi. (Talking about Megafood multi for men) Educate yourself on tonic versus medicinal.
Excellent quality food sourced nutrients
Posted by WildSweetVermont on Jul 30, 2012
My sweetie swears by this vitamin. When he takes just a couple a day (rather than 3 with each meal as suggested) he finds that his energy and all-around feeling of wellness are much better. I can't take them because I find them hard to swallow, too dry and large for me. The ingredients are amazing, a blend of nutrients in their whole food state, nothing synthetic here. The antioxidants are from fruits and veggies, tonic mushrooms and sea veggies add super benefits you may not get in your regular diet. NOTE that coffee extract and green tea are part of the blend, so depending on your situation these could either be energy-enhancing or too stimulating. Play with the dose and build it up, don't try 9 the first day for instance. If you have allergies/sensitivities or complicated health issues read labels carefully because in a comprehensive blend like this you may find something tucked in there that you shouldn't be taking. Remember to always check with your own doctor to make sure that a supplement is right for you and won't interfere with other things you are taking, etc. Here's to your radiant wellness! :)
Posted by Reviewer1055106 on Sep 17, 2011
Food based vitamins are the best. They do not aggravate Crohn's disease. Better absorption and can be taken on an empty stomach.